Laura Piasta
1981. Born Burnaby, Canada.

2010-2012 Master of Fine Arts, Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå Sweden
2002-2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada

Solo Exhibitions
TBA, Towards Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Serpentine Rhythm, Deluge, Victoria, Canada
Sounding The Ultraviolet, Access Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Bog Breath, Sunset Terrace, Vancouver, Canada
Specific Objects Becoming Communicating Vessels, Gallery 60, Umeå, Sweden
The Smallest of Victories, LES Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

New works on Paper, Blanket Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions
Leaning Out of Windows, ECUAD, Vancouver, Canada
Intertwined, ECUAD, Vancouver, Canada

A Poem About Life II, Duplex Project Space, Vancouver, Canada
Still Burning, Boarder Patrol, Portland, Maine
Peer Pressure, Plaza Projects, Richmond, Canada

Like a Rolling Stone: An Exhibition about Rock and Rock, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

CASV Emerging Artist Prize, Access Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
A Boot and A Line, Malmö Showroom, Malmö, Sweden

Love, The Willows, New York

A Poem About Life, East Van Studios, Vancouver, Canada
Twenty Twelve (As We Know It), Konsthall C, Stockholm, Sweden
Twenty Twelve (As We Know It), BildMuseet, Umeå, Sweden

Studies in Decay, The Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Exhibition 7, The Museum of Longing and Failure, Copenhagen, Denmark
From Anna Blume, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

Here You Are: an exhibition in 6 parts, City of Vancouver Public Art
Vancouver, British Columbia
Journey into WHATEVER, NBCCD Gallery, New Brunswick, Canada
The Invisible College, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Forgotten Bar Project, Forgotten Bar, Berlin, Germany
RBC Painting Competition, The Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Feather Throat, The Grimm Museum, Berlin, Germany

Arises, Exile, Berlin, Germany
Lay down your ruler, Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin Germany
Various Business, LES Gallery Vancouver, Canada

Antisocial Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


There Are Those: Drawings by Six Artists, The Contemporary Art Gallery
Vancouver, Canada
Drawing Never Died: New works on paper, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Let There Be Light, Blanket Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2012 Konstnärliga Utvecklingsproject KU Research Grant
Baltic Stipendium for Research and Travel
2007 VADA, Visual Arts Development Award Recipient

2012 FAIR, Factory of Art and Design, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Banff Centre, A Paper, A Drawing A Mountain, Banff, Canada
2009 Cove Park, Drawing Master-class, Argyll and Butte, Scotland

Feather Throat, Co-published by Christopher Kline and the Grimmuseum, 2010
Pyramid Power, The Grey Islands (a collaboration with Michele Di Menna), Volume 1, Issue 2, 2007
Vice Photo Issue, From Bolero (a collaboration with David Catherall) 2006

Selected Music Performances

2011 Ljud/LYD Sound Art Festival, Umeå, Sweden
2010 TALA Band, Montags Bar, Temporary Kunstahalle, Berlin Germany
2008 The Book of Lists, Fuse, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada
2008 The Book of Lists, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA